Democracy Now! Monday, June 9, 2003
Rebels call for Liberian President Charles Taylor to Step Down as Attack on the Capital Intensifies
Run time 59:00Producer Democracy Now!Audio/Visual sound, colorLanguage en
As tens of thousands flee the Liberian capital of Monrovia we talk with an opposition leader, Tarty Teh, Washington Post reporter Douglas Farah and Reed Brody of Human Rights Watch.
For the First Time in New York History, the Green Party Wins Control of a Village
On June 1st, 26 year-old Jason West and his two running mates Rebecca Rotzler, 39, and student Julia Walsh, 23, won majority control of New Paltz, NY. As mayor, West is advocating soybean fuel in village vehicles, reed beds that filter sewage, and college students in village government.
13,000 Arabs & Muslims in U.S. Face Deportation & John Ashcroft Attempts to Expand Patriot Act
Constitutional law expert David Cole examines the links between the Palmer Raids of the 1920s and the Justice Department post-9/11
A Gulf War Marine and a War Correspondent Speak About the Reality of War
A discussion with New York Times war correspondent and author of What Every Person Should Know About War, Chris Hedges, and Gulf War veteran Anthony Swofford and author of Jarhead: A Marine’s Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles